© Reuters. Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.84%
Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the added 0.84%.
The best performers of the session on the were Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (TYO:), which rose 12.95% or 75.00 points to trade at 654.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Mitsubishi Corp. (TYO:) added 3.98% or 152.00 points to end at 3,972.00 and Minebea Mitsumi Inc (TYO:) was up 3.53% or 77.00 points to 2,256.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were J.Front Retailing Co., Ltd. (TYO:), which fell 5.63% or 66.00 points to trade at 1,107.00 at the close. Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (TYO:) declined 4.24% or 47.00 points to end at 1,061.00 and Nikon Corp. (TYO:) was down 4.17% or 63.00 points to 1,449.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2586 to 977 and 222 ended unchanged.
Shares in Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (TYO:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 12.95% or 75.00 to 654.00.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 4.18% to 24.41.
Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.02% or 0.02 to $108.41 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.06% or 0.07 to hit $111.70 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.44% or 7.85 to trade at $1,809.35 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.20% to 135.46, while EUR/JPY rose 0.26% to 141.34.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 104.83.